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We have better ideas

Democrats act as if we have the best ideas, but fail to explain in clear terms why THE IDEAS are better. For example, Democrats also know that the ACA and Medicare are behemoths, but we insist explaining we are the ones who are going to save these programs and Republicans are going to change it is enough of a strategy. 650 more words

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They have us right where they want us
Don’t you ever doubt it
We are the hungry mouse
Always remember
The bait

is in the house


Raitha Sangha protests, wants waiver of farm loans

The office-bearers of the district unit of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha, on Monday, staged a protest in front of deputy commissioner’s office here, pressing the government to fulfill several of their demands including the waiver of farm loans and providing crop loss compensation to the farmers in distress. 9 more words


KRRS, other groups demand special package for State - The Hindu

Members of Raitha Sangha, Dalit Sangharsha Samiti, Communist Party of India, Karnataka Prantha Raitha Sangha, Dalit Manava Hakkugala Samiti, Janashakti, Janasangrama Parishat, Swaraj Abhiyana and other like-minded organisations joined the dharna in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office. 76 more words


Farmers’ protest marks first day of winter session at Belgaum - The Hindu

Meanwhile, several other organisations including the Bhoomi Mattu Vasati Hakku Vanchitara Horatara Samithi launched a dharna under the leadership of veteran freedom fighter H.S. Doreswamy demanding housing and regularisation of bagair hukum lands to the farmers who had been cultivating lands in the fringe areas of the forests since several decades. 54 more words


Jill Stein has dropped her case for a recount in Pennsylvania

After nearly two weeks raising money to recount votes from last month’s US presidential election, Jill Stein will no longer pursue the recount in Pennsylvania. Recount requests are still pending in Michigan and Wisconsin. 274 more words

Apple reveals autonomous vehicle ambitions in letter to US regulators

Apple has publicly revealed its ambitions to play in the emerging market of self-driving vehicles with a policy recommendation letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 406 more words